Archive for September, 2010

Managing Expectations

September 27, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

There’s a small action you can take, right away, that will build confidence in you personally, as well as ensuring that the trust that your people have in you is high. I’m pretty sensitive to it – perhaps it’s just the way I am – but it’s a very important behavior that I notice easily […]

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Attitudes to Risk Taking

September 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

“What kind of man can live where there is no daring? I don’t believe in taking foolish chances, but there’s nothing to be gained by taking no chance at all” Charles Lindbergh Share this:

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How to Manage 14% Better

September 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Many organisations now use surveys to see how they are doing. Some are focused at customers and clients, whilst others look at how the employees think their workplace is. The majority of employee surveys fell out of a brilliant piece of work by two researchers at Gallup – Curt Coffman and Marcus Buckingham – and […]

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You’re in Charge

September 19, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

However you slice it. However tough it is to appreciate. You make all your own choices. Period. Share this:

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Noticing is The Skill to Build

September 16, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

When we interact with our people often enough, our intuition helps us appreciate where they are right now. An invaluable asset to align ourselves with them, help them feel heard and reinforce our relationship with them. All it takes is to relax, take some weight off what seems important and spend time with them informally, […]

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Self-Awareness Rules

September 16, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Being able to be honest and realistic with ourselves is the best step we can take to grow. Share this:

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What Do You Believe?

September 14, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

As many of us find out during the course of our management career, we can’t do it all. Yet there are times when we find the workload that we have is such that there is no-one else but ourselves who can do those parts of the work that are left to do. As managers, we […]

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